Minna Poranen

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Description of research and teaching

Molecular biology of prokaryotic viruses, especially dsRNA viruses; virus assembly; in vitro self-assembly systems; RNA translocation and replication; exploitation and engineering of viral processes for synthetic biology applications; molecular evolution of nucleic acid and nucleotide processing enzymes of Bacteria, Archaea, Eukarya, and their viruses; viral RNA-dependent RNA polymerases.

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Further information on the affiliationPrincipal Investigator in the Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences (2009-); Academy Research Fellow (2011-2016); Title of Docent in Molecular virology (2009-); Acting University Lecturer in Molecular Virology (2007-2011; part-time position); Principal Investigator in the Academy of Finland Research programme on Synthetic Biology (FinSynBio; 2013-2017); University Lecturer, Department of Biosciences (September 2016-)

Latest publications

  1. Application of steric exclusion chromatography on monoliths for separation and purification of RNA molecules

    Levanova, A. & Poranen, M. M., 2 Nov 2018, In : Journal of Chromatography. A. 1574, p. 50-59 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  2. Controlled Disassembly and Purification of Functional Viral Subassemblies Using Asymmetrical Flow Field-Flow Fractionation (AF4)

    Eskelin, K. J. & Poranen, M. M., 23 Oct 2018, In : Viruses. 10, 579

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  3. Asymmetrical flow field-flow fractionation in purification of an enveloped bacteriophage φ 6

    Lampi, M., Oksanen, H. M., Meier, F., Moldenhauer, E., Poranen, M. M., Bamford, D. H. & Eskelin, K., 15 Sep 2018, In : Journal of Chromatography. B. 1095, p. 251-257 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. 13th International dsRNA Symposium 2018

    Minna Poranen (Speaker: Presenter)
    24 Sep 201828 Sep 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  2. Viruses of Microbes 2018: EMBO conference on Viruses of Microbes V

    Minna Poranen (Speaker: Presenter)
    9 Jul 201813 Jul 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  3. MIKRO Seminars of Infection Biology and Infectious Diseases

    Minna Poranen (Speaker: Presenter)
    2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

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Latest prizes

  1. Excellence in Master Thesis Supervision Award, 2005

    Minna Poranen (Recipient), 23 Feb 2006

    Prize: Prizes and awards

  2. Viikki Biocenter Dissertation Prize, 2000

    Minna Poranen (Recipient), 20 Nov 2000

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Latest projects

  1. Novel RNA-mediated therapies for virus infections

    Hukkanen, V. & Poranen, M.

    Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation

    01/01/201831/12/2020

    Project: Research project

  2. Viral RNA Replication Complexes and Transcripts as Targets for Antiviral Drug Discovery

    Poranen, M.

    Sigrid Juselius Foundation

    01/04/2016 → …

    Project: Research project_Research

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